|Rag Radio 2012-04-06 - Progressive Populist Author & Commentator Jim Hightower - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Progressive populist Jim Hightower, a former two-time Texas Agriculture Commissioner, is a writer, commentator, public speaker, and New York Times bestselling author. A former editor of the Texas Observer, Hightower publishes a monthly populist newsletter, The Hightower Lowdown, that has more than 135,000 subscribers, and writes a newspaper column distributed nationally by Creators Syndicate. Born in Denison, Texas, Hightower worked for Texas Sen...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Jim Hightower; Populists; Authors; Texas Politicians; Thorne Dreyer
|Rag Radio 2013-09-13 - Texas Populist Writer & Commentator Jim Hightower - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Texas progressive populist writer, public speaker, humorist, radio commentator, and political gadfly Jim Hightower is Thorne Dreyer's guest on Rag Radio. Hightower was twice elected Texas Agriculture Commissioner and is a former editor of the Texas Observer. He is the New York Times best-selling author of seven books including "Swim Against The Current: Even A Dead Fish Can Go With The Flow"; "Thieves In High Places: They've Stolen Our Country And It's Time To Take It Back"; "If the Gods Had Mea...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Jim Hightower; Hightower Lowdown; Populists; Progressive Commentators; Authors; Texas Politics
|Rag Radio 2011-06-03 / Psychologist and Populist Author Bruce E. Levine - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Bruce E. Levine writes and speaks widely on how society, culture, politics, and psychology intersect. A practicing clinical psychologist often at odds with the mainstream of his profession, he is an activist in the mental health treatment reform movement. Levine is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, CounterPunch, AlterNet, and Z Magazine. His latest book is Get Up, Stand Up: Uniting Populists, Energizing the Defeated, and Battling the Corporate Elite.
Keywords: Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Bruce E. Levine; Pyschologists; Authors; Populists; Social Activists
|Rag Radio 12-08-2009 / Remembering Molly Ivins w/Bill Minutaglio & Kaye Northcott - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
-Remembering Molly Ivins with author Bill Minutaglio and journalist Kaye Northcott. Reflections on the great Texas author, newspaper columnist, populist, humorist, and legendary character -- who died recently after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Guests: *Bill Minutaglio, an award-winning journalist and professor of journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, is the author of "Molly Ivins: A Rebel Life" with W...
Keywords: -Molly Ivins; Bill Minutaglio; Kaye Northcott; Rag Radio; Thorne Dreyer; Journalists; Authors; Texas Observer; The Rag; Texas History; Populists